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Painting of Stephanie Jordan Jazz Fest 2014

Portals and KM

Here is a second 16" x 20" painting of Stephanie Jordan from a photo I at took at  Jazz Fest   201 4.  

Online Community Expert Interview: Jordan Williams, REI

Online Community Report

This month’s Online Community Expert interview is with Jordan Williams, Manager of Digital Engagement at REI. Share/Bookmark.

Focus on the Process - The "Why" Not the "What" for Social Software

Michael Sampson - Currents

Jordan at Traction Software reviews the recent Deloitte study and my User Adoption book , and comments: " When you focus on the "why," people stop looking at the platform as a "blog" or "social" system but rather as a work-process system. The patterns that take over become hardened and information infrastructure starts to take root.

How Social Media can Fix the Troll and Bullying problem

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

After having his car vandalized four times, Jordan Addison said it would cost $2,500 to fix the damage. It takes a Village to raise a Monster.

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Painting of My Old Sneakers

Portals and KM

They are vintage Air Jordans. These shoes have played a lot of hoop but they could not get me to dunk.      

Online Residency

Jenny Connected

Lindsay Jordan – ‘Teaching should be done with your mouth shut’. Yesterday (April 19th) I dipped into an HEA workshop (face-to-face in Oxford with open virtual access – I was in the latter group) and enjoyed it so much that I stayed the entire day. The Process. There were a few things that made this event enjoyable. The Content. Wonderful.

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NOLA 2014 Jazz Fest Highlights: May 1

Portals and KM

       Marlon Jordan is part of the New Orleans Jordan musical family including Kid Jordan.

Inspiring students through research-based education

Jenny Connected

Jordan, F. & Research-based education was the focus of a one day conference at University College London (UCL)- this week (Thurs 3 April).

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Wrap Up of 2nd Annual Community Manager Day: Voices Around the World #CMAD « Web Strategy by Jeremiah Owyang | Social Media, Web Marketing

John Tropea - Delicious Community

The first year, it was just a murmur online and now it’s spread on its own to physical events around the world. What’s success? Thank you.

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On Twitter and in the Workplace, It's Power to the Connectors - Rosabeth Moss Kanter - Harvard Business Review

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Connect with her on Facebook or at Dont be one of them. This changes the nature of career success. No ad hominem attacks.


Lindy Hess changed our lives and so many others

Endless Knots

It was 3 AM and I woke, cold, which, given the heat of the past weeks, seemed impossible. Photo by Lilian Kemp swiped from NYT obit (thanks).

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Links of the Quarter: May 28, 2015

How to Save the World

On the other hand, Jordan Greenhall has the order about right. All of it. No growth, no incentive for investment. For most it has already begun.

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Mapping a community – easy and not-so-easy

Learning Alliances

I’m resonating with how Joitske Hulsebosch has organized “ Tools for social network analysis from beginners to advanced levels.”

Asking for help

Chris Corrigan

In the USA Presidential primary campaigns, Donald Trump was asked a question about what he would called the west bank of the Jordan River.

Traction TeamPage: The One System to Rule It All

Michael Sampson - Currents

Last week I was speaking with Jordan Frank from Traction Software about security in collaboration platforms. There was one thing during my talk with Jordan that really stood out, and that was paragraph-level security. If you are in the market for a collaboration platform, check out what they are offering.

On Collaboration – confused of calcutta

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Brooks Jordan says. Brooks Jordan says. A Comment “On Collaboration” | Brooks Jordans Blog linked to this post. Skip to content. confused of calcutta. a blog about information. About me. About this blog. Disclaimer. Kernel. Sitemap. Log in. On Collaboration. Introduction. Thank you. A classic gymword. [A Admit it.

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A biology lesson for bankers

The Bumble Bee

Image from Read the original Nature Paper. Ecology for bankers in Nature Vol 451|21 February 2008.

The Patience to Wait for Courage: A Meditation

How to Save the World

photo by jordan wooley (jrwooley6 on flickr, creative commons). What do these instincts tell me now? Here is what they say: No one is to blame.

Thinking about the Big Shift and the Social Enterprise – confused of calcutta

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Social Collaboration Is 1/2 Culture | Brooks Jordans Blog linked to this post. Skip to content. confused of calcutta. a blog about information. About me. About this blog. Disclaimer. Kernel. Sitemap. Log in. Thinking about the Big Shift and the Social Enterprise. Introduction. Shout-out to Kevin Werbach: We need more Supernovas!]. Forgive me.

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NOLA 2014 Jazz Fest Highlights: May 2

Portals and KM

      Stephanie Jordan brought her big band to the Jazz Tent for a powerful performance. I plan to do more this year. 

Listening is a Key Component of Social Media Success

Portals and KM

Rob Paterson recently wrote about two such innovators, Baochi Nguyen at Boingo and Jordan Miller at Kotex. Jordan Miller leads the new Kotex social media campaign that is built around listening and engagement. Jordan and Kotex are now connected to a community of 1.4 This involvement is critical for the program’s success. 

More on Trust in the Social Enterprise – confused of calcutta

John Tropea - Delicious Community

John Hagel and later Brooks Jordan underlined the need for a holistic approach [Brooks, incidentally, Im a big fan of Christopher Alexander , have signed copies of A Pattern Language and The Nature of Order. Skip to content. confused of calcutta. a blog about information. About me. About this blog. Disclaimer. Kernel. Sitemap. Log in. No one.

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You're Invited to a Social Media / Beer Event at ZAAZ: Thursday June 18th

Web Social Architecture

ZAAZ is hosting the latest in our social media events series next Thursday, June 18th, at ZAAZ hq in downtown Seattle.

FSLT12 PechaKucha Presentation

Jenny Connected

Lindsay Jordan was one of the winners. People who participated in the FSLT12 MOOC this summer and who continue to very generously give their time to support the research the FSLT12 team are currently working on, might be interested in our contribution to this year’s ALT-C conference in Manchester, UK. Here is the presentation made by George.

Enough to Go Around: The Case for Community Currency

How to Save the World

Jordan Bober and his young Vancouver Seedstock currency team recently answered this question with the clever tagline: Enough to go around.

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From the feed

Chris Corrigan

Morsels on inspiration and thought: Ashley Cooper on Chris Jordan’s trip to Midway to document the catastrophic results of our plastic world. Dave Pollard articluates a framework for personal action. Keith Loutit produces a stunningly cool film about a coast guard helicopter rescue exercise using time lapse and tiltshift.

Selling the Case for Accelerating Business Performance with Enterprise Collaboration Technologies: Enterprise 2.0 Conference Notes

Portals and KM

They include Jordan Franks, Traction, Brian Stern, NewsGator,   Omar Divina, Socialtext.   Jordan said it is hard to do elevator speeches with these tools.   Jordan related a situation where a client asked what to call the social software system. He agrees with Jordan to avoid RFPs based on features.

Report Back from the Online Community Summit 2009

Online Community Report

Jordan Williams of I've included links to a few key content sources below. Tweet stream from the Online Community Summit 2009. link].

Auckland Session on User Adoption Strategies for SharePoint

Michael Sampson - Currents

Thanks also to Jordan Mayer (Intergen) for organizing the session on the day (and for bringing lunch), and Cliftons Training for hosting the user group. Today I presented the first of four sessions to SharePoint User Groups in New Zealand. Today's session was in Auckland, tomorrow is Hamilton and Tauranga, and Thursday is Wellington.

Technology: blogging projects

Joitske Hulsebosch

reflecting on the fact that countries like Cambodja, Iran and Jordan have a dynamic blogosphere, while others don't. I came across the African mentoring project set up by Ore Somolu from Nigeria. She is inspired by the Young Caucasus Women project in which I was the first mentor, and which seems to move quite well at a good pace.

Community as lens

Learning Alliances

I managed to buy Tim Jordan’s Hacking: Digital Media and Technological Determinism before I gave up. Conference. meeting in Copenhagen.

Traction TeamPage 5.0: It's Out, and Tasks Are Coming

Michael Sampson - Currents

Anyway, just off the phone with Jordan Frank, their VP of Business Development. Last month Traction Software released Version 5.0 of TeamPage , its collaboration software for organizations. Version 5.0 includes a variety of new things: - A revised user interface, using Google technology. and much more. things around task management.

Learning, its context, and me

Learning Alliances

A conversation in a bar the other day made me pull out Understanding Practice: Perspectives on Activity and Context (1995).

Four Examples of Wikis Working within the Enterprise

Portals and KM

Thanks to Jordan Frank of Traction who alerted me to this article A recent Computerworld article, Wikis that work: Four IT departments get it right , provides early adopters success stories at Enel, ShoreBank, NYK, and SAP. The first two used Traction Team Page , NYK used Atlassian's Confluence and the SAP example did not mention a vendor.


Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Community 2.0

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Dont Count On It. Well, a couple of weeks ago I had the pleasure of delivering the opening keynote presentation at the Community 2.0 ItR.

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Sneaking into EPIC 2008

Learning Alliances

Last week was the fall vacation for universities in Denmark, so their facilities were used for conferences such as AoIR 9.0 and EPIC 2008.

Reader's Corner: While I Was Away.

Collaborative Thinking

Jordan provides commentary on several other blog posts and analysts reports. Jordan Frank, Traction Software On Post SharePoint vs. Connections: The Battle Continues. There have been several comments left on different blog posts that I have not been able to respond to of late. & The Economic Downturn. suites. suites, for less.

On Twitter and in the Workplace, It's Power to the Connectors - Rosabeth Moss Kanter -

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

For example, on the North Carolina womens soccer team, a perennial winner among college teams, Jordan Walker was a team leader because she was a connector who helped other players work together, even though Coach Anson Dorrance called her one of the least athletic players he had ever seen. This changes the nature of career success.


Revisiting the Hero’s Journey

Viv Mcwaters

It’s about 10 years ago that I decided I wanted to be a scriptwriter. Or so it seems. But all was not lost. I have the certificate to prove it.

What Does it Take to Manage a Community?

John Tropea - Delicious Community

social media, RSS, blogging, and podcasting. Blog Consulting Starting Point Yahoo Pipes and RSS Hacks Speaking OpenID? Published by Dawn on September 3, 2007 in community. A few weeks ago, I wrote a blog post, Reflections on Community Management: AKA “What Do You Do” , with thoughts about what community managers do. Patience. Networking. Marketing.